Music Director, Choral Arranger, Conductor
Lonnie Delisle is a Vancouver-based
music director, choral conductor and choral arranger. Lonnie has vast and varied musical experience, including producing concerts, arranging music for choir and band, singing tenor on the opera stage, playing keyboards in the recording studio and conducting in the orchestra pit.
Lonnie is the artistic director of the award-nominated Universal Gospel Choir, a multi-faith, justice-oriented community choir.
On regular occasion, Lonnie creates classical choral ensembles for special projects. He also directs music for film and theatre productions.
Lonnie’s primary desire is that the music he produces would touch hearts and lives in positive and meaningful ways.
GOSPEL / SOUL
"We Rise Again” UGC Yule 2021
Deep River - arr. by Mark Hayes | Universal Gospel Choir
It is Well with My Soul | Universal Gospel Choir (Virtual Choir)
Shed A Little Light - by James Taylor | Universal Gospel Choir
Go Tell It on the Mountain | Universal Gospel Choir (Orpheum 2018)
Is There Any Way - by Walter Hawkins | Universal Gospel Choir (Ensemble)
What Child is This - Arranged by Lonnie Delisle
CLASSICAL CHORAL / ORCHESTRAL
The Yearning - by Craig Courtney
POP / MUSICAL THEATRE
Defying Gravity (Excerpts) by Stephen Schwartz, adapted by Lonnie Delisle
This Is Halloween
This is Me - from The Greatest Showman | Universal Gospel Choir & Friends (Virtual Pride Choir)
Hope - by Jason Robert Brown | Universal Gospel Choir (Virtual Choir)
The Ugly Christmas Sweater Song
Selections from “Rise Above” - a studio album project that Lonnie produced which was nominated for a GMA Canada Covenant Award in 2019.
Survive This - arr. by Lonnie Delisle | Universal Gospel Choir
Orphans of God - arr. by Lonnie Delisle | Universal Gospel Choir
Wangol - arr. by Sten Kallman | Universal Gospel Choir
Ain't Judgin' No Man - by Greg Gilpin | Universal Gospel Choir
Take My Hand, Precious Lord - arr. by Lonnie Delisle | Universal Gospel Choir
One Day - arr. by Lonnie Delisle | Universal Gospel Choir
Tell the Spirit - arr. by Terrance Kelly | Universal Gospel Choir
Lonnie is the Curator of the Universal Gospel Choir Series
for Cypress Choral Music, whose publications are sold internationally.